Union Square

If you head south on Somerville Ave you will hit Union Square, arguably the city’s heartbeat. In the shadow of the Prospect Hill Monument Union Square offers a diverse collection of dinning, retail and commerce among one of the most densely populated areas of Great Boston. And at its heart, this neighborhood is about contrast. Prospect Hill where the first American Flag was raised overlooks the brand new USQ development under construction that will house state of the art life science companies. There is an Axe throwing Bar across the street from one of the city’s most iconic pubs The Independent. Bow Market is an open air retail, and F&B incubator housed in an old storage building. Grab a Portuguese breakfast at The Neighborhood or go across the street for a Maple bacon donut from Union Square Donuts. Peruvian food, German cuisine, Ice cream, Sushi, live music, Bibimbop, bike shops, and so so much more. Don’t wait, get out there and explore!

Patio umbrellas over tables at Bow Market in Somerville, MA

Bow Market

Located just down the street from the hotel, Bow Market has become a truly special place in the heart of Union Square.  Housed in a former storage building, the market is now home to more than 30 independent food, art, and retail shops.  Oh, and did I mention a brewery and a wine bar as

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Two bagels in Cambridge, MA with fillings and toppings

Get your Bagel Fix

As a New York transplant, nothing tugs at my heartstrings quite like a warm, fresh bagel.  Luckily for both my nostalgia & hunger, I’m not the only one who appreciates a delightfully chewy bagel and some great bagel shops have taken root in the area!  Here are some of the

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Aisles of lush green plants at a flower shop in Somerville, MA

Ricky’s Flower Market

If you live anywhere in the neighborhood, you know Ricky’s! In what looks like an old gas station Mother Nature has started to return to its proper state, you’ll find the best garden center/flower market in Camberville, and probably the greater Boston area. From annuals to perennials, garden supplies to

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Colorful, art-filled alley near Union Square in MA

Local Craft Brews

If you like great craft beer as much as we do, then look no further than Cambridge & Somerville MA.  “Camberville” is bursting with local craft breweries and here are a few of our favorites. Aeronaut Brewing Co Located at 14 Tyler Street Somerville, a quarter mile from our doors,

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